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These are the top stories making the front pages of major newspapers from across Southeast Asia today.Get up to speed with what’s happening in the fastest growing region in the world. Stay informed with The ASEAN Post. Twin boys found dead in Upper Bukit Timah canal: Father charged with murderThe father of the 11-year-old twin boys who were found dead in a canal in Upper Bukit Timah has been charged with murder.On Monday (Jan 24), Xavier Yap Jung Houn, 48, appeared before a

24 January 2022
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These are the top stories making the front pages of major newspapers from across Southeast Asia today.Get up to speed with what’s happening in the fastest growing region in the world. Stay informed with The ASEAN Post. About 100,000 people have entered Singapore from Malaysia via land and air VTLsAbout 100,000 people have entered Singapore from Malaysia under a quarantine-free travel scheme that started on Nov 29.Of these, about 55,000 people have entered via the Causeway un

21 January 2022
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These are the top stories making the front pages of major newspapers from across Southeast Asia today.Get up to speed with what’s happening in the fastest growing region in the world. Stay informed with The ASEAN Post. Body of Malaysian woman found in river in Pasir Ris 3 days after she went missingThe body of a 22-year-old Malaysian woman was found floating in the Sungei Api Api river in Pasir Ris on Tuesday (Jan 18) night, three days after she went missing.The Singapore Ci

20 January 2022
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These are the top stories making the front pages of major newspapers from across Southeast Asia today.Get up to speed with what’s happening in the fastest growing region in the world. Stay informed with The ASEAN Post. Two-thirds of primary pupils have signed up for Covid-19 shots: Chan Chun SingTwo in three primary school pupils here have signed up for Covid-19 vaccination, and more than half of all primary school pupils have already received their first dose, Education Min

19 January 2022
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These are the top stories making the front pages of major newspapers from across Southeast Asia today.Get up to speed with what’s happening in the fastest growing region in the world. Stay informed with The ASEAN Post. Singapore named most Instagrammable place in the world by travel publicationSingapore has been named the most Instagrammable place in the world in 2022, travel publication Big 7 Travel said on Tuesday (Jan 18).In its article on its annual hashtag tally, which

18 January 2022
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These are the top stories making the front pages of major newspapers from across Southeast Asia today.Get up to speed with what’s happening in the fastest growing region in the world. Stay informed with The ASEAN Post. Over half of S'pore's population have been boosted, about 42,000 get Covid-19 shots dailyOver half, or 51 per cent, of the total population in Singapore have taken their booster shots, Health Minister Ong Ye Kung said in a Facebook post marking the m

17 January 2022
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Embracing ASEAN’s Role In The Indo-Pacific

The Indo-Pacific, which has multiple meanings from a country’s international strategic outlook to a wide area stretched from Indian to the Pacific Ocean, still retains its popularity among foreign policy practitioners and analysts to this date. Countries, such as the United States, France, Germany, the Netherlands, and the United Kingdom, as well as a regional institution like European Union (EU), have declared the Indo-Pacific as one of their primary priorities in foreign policy.

16 January 2022
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Triple-Helix: Achieving ASEAN’s Energy Transition

As the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) aims to create a single market integration in Southeast Asia, rising energy demand arising from rapid economic growth will need to be addressed. According to the 6th ASEAN Energy Outlook, ASEAN’s energy demand will increase substantially by 146 percent by 2040. Aside from energy security issues, the aftermath of this rising energy demand is the increase in greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, potentially reaching 4,171 Mt CO2-eq in 2040.

15 January 2022
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These are the top stories making the front pages of major newspapers from across Southeast Asia today.Get up to speed with what’s happening in the fastest growing region in the world. Stay informed with The ASEAN Post. Singapore researchers studying effects of mixing COVID-19 vaccines on immune systemResearchers in Singapore are studying the impact mixing different COVID-19 vaccines, including some not currently under the national vaccination programme, can have on the body&

14 January 2022
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These are the top stories making the front pages of major newspapers from across Southeast Asia today.Get up to speed with what’s happening in the fastest growing region in the world. Stay informed with The ASEAN Post. No quarantine upon arrival for fully vaccinated Covid-19 survivorsTravellers who had been infected with Covid-19 and have completed their vaccination do not need to undergo quarantine upon arrival in Malaysia but they are still required to take the RTK Antigen

13 January 2022
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These are the top stories making the front pages of major newspapers from across Southeast Asia today.Get up to speed with what’s happening in the fastest growing region in the world. Stay informed with The ASEAN Post. S'pore should prepare for up to 30 years of US-China rivalry: George YeoSingapore should prepare for "easily" up to 30 years of competition between the United States and China, which could take the form of skirmishes off the sea or proxy wars, s

12 January 2022
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These are the top stories making the front pages of major newspapers from across Southeast Asia today.Get up to speed with what’s happening in the fastest growing region in the world. Stay informed with The ASEAN Post. Drones a big help during recent flood disasterDrones were used in many aspects of crisis management during the recent flood disaster.At the height of the floods last month, a public-private partnership saw at least 20 drones being used for surveillance and to

11 January 2022
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